Author Archives: TracyNicole

About TracyNicole

Runner. Writer. Reader. Environmental advocate. Work from home Workforce Specialist. NASM Certified Personal Trainer. Assistant Varsity Track Coach. Fascinated by the ocean, waterfalls and Christmas lights.

4 Miler Mantra

As a runner in high school I absolutely loved running/motivational quotes.  Our track coach used to include several pages of them as part of our welcome packet.  I loved wearing our track t-shirts that featured a quote on the back.  … Continue reading

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Running Scared

I rarely use my blog to get up on a soapbox.  It’s one of the reasons I quit Facebook two years ago.  I was tired of reading people’s posts who felt it necessary to preach their views about everything and … Continue reading

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New Orleans Trip

I became interested in visiting New Orleans after I began watching The Originals a few years ago.  The city seemed to possess a mix of traits unlike any found in other cities – historical elements and a culinary culture with … Continue reading

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A Vacation, A Baby and A 10 Miler

This past week has certainly been a loaded one.  Sunday Jason and I flew from Harrisburg to Chicago to New Orleans to begin our vacation.  I plan to make a separate post about that once I get all of our … Continue reading

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A Year of Blogging

The title of this post is a tad misleading as I actually began this blog in July 2013.  Its original title was “A little bit of this and a little bit of that” as the posts were quite varied.  I … Continue reading

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Fitness Fess Ups

Inspired by Laurie of Meditations in Motion’s Runfessions, I decided to do some fessing up myself.  Mine will span the entire fitness spectrum to include my non-running workouts as well as nutrition.  I’m not sure if I’ll make this a … Continue reading

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Old Friends, New Bonds

One of the biggest struggles I’ve dealt with in life, multiple times actually, has been losing friends.  While sometimes this was mutual due to us naturally changing and growing apart, there were some friendships during my high school years that … Continue reading

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